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SQL Server DBA/Architect
Ref No.: 18-05691
Location: Costa Mesa, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/04/2018
Pay Rate : $ 52.21 - 53.68 /Hour
***LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY***
***DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE THROUGH A 3RD PARTY OR DO NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO WORK IN THE U.S.A.***

Summary: 
Well-established locally-based brand-name institution needs a SQL Server Architect to be responsible for the installation, testing, configuration, trouble shooting and maintenance of SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014 and 2016 technologies. Additionally, the consultant will assist HA and DR designing, planning, and implementation processes; liaise with the Product team and Product Owners; establish and document standards and procedures; create, implement or recommend process refinement opportunities making the database administration support model more efficient; and recognize automation opportunities as well that will reduce the amount of hands on support.  Strong in operations management, technical mentoring, strategizing, consulting and client servicing.  Occasional travel is required.
 
Required: 
Bachelor's degree in CS, EE, or related or equivalent experience
At least 5 years SQL Server DBA with architecture experience creating patch automation solutions, building staging servers, and deploying production/development database administration solutions.

Preferred:
Good conceptual understanding and experience on storage for SAN and NAS.
Strong analytical, problem solving and strategic thinking skills to understand and anticipate the impact and opportunities across multiple projects.
Experience with Windows/Linux operating systems. Candidate should be able to manage backup environments with heterogeneous operating systems.
Good knowledge on ITIL processes.